In fact, the student chapter had a stand in the conference place, where Joao Aparicio, Joao Sequeira, Andre Pereira and Antonio Teixeira represented the ACM Student chapter.
ACM student chapter members had a significant scientific participation. In fact, Fernando Bento, Martinha Piteira, Joao Papricio, Catarina Santos, Sofia Aparicio and Hugo Araujo co-authored several papers presented at the conference. Fernando Bento, Martinha Piteira, Catariana Santos and Hugo Araujo presented papers at the conference.
ISTAR-IUL had the best performance in Scientific Award ISCTE-IUL 2017 among all the ISTA-IUL research centers. We would like to congratulate prof. Nuno Guimaraes, the director of ISTAR-IUL, in behalf of the performance obtained by the ISTAR-IUL researchers.
We also congratulate Prof. Ricardo Fonseca, that once again obtained the best individual performance. Prof. Ricardo Fonseca was not only the director of ISTA, and was essential in the support of ACM Student chapter.
ISCTE-IUL ACM student chapter had been cooperating with ISTAR-IUL and we expect to continue cooperating in the future.
The ISTAR-IUL placard show some of the projects in which we have been cooperating.
The students were organized in the following working groups (or teams):
Team 1: Fátima Tomé, Pedro Dias, Pedro Calado, Patricia Nobrega
Team 2: Miguel Afonso, Fabio Damil
Team 3: Ana Massano, Sérgio Aires
Team 4: Cátia Henriques, Ângela Freixo, Catarina Canteiro, André Mendes
Team 5: Carla Silva, Ana Sofia Graça, Cláudia Souza
Team 6: Diana Teixeira, Melissa Garcia, Sandra Ricardo
Team 7: Volodymyr Mykhayliv, João Sardinha, Rafael Moisés, André Bolila
Team 8: Olena Mandzyuk,Nuno Mendes, Brenardo Pereira
João Sequeira and João Aparicio gave a lecture about Logistics and Robotics to a class of students from the IBS (ISCTE Business School). In this lecture, João Sequeira and João Aparicio introduced main robotics concepts to the students in the course of Information Systems and ERP (Master of Services and Technology Management). They also discussed possible impacts of using robotics in factories and warehouses. João Aparicio also talked about his experience in robot competition.